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COVID-19 can slow down innate immune system recovery 

According to researchers from Linköping University, the severity of COVID-19 infections is directly related to the slower recovery of the innate immune system.  COVID-19 infection...
The postcode lottery effect on children’s mental health prescriptions

The postcode lottery effect on children’s mental health prescriptions

A new study by the University of Aberdeen found that mental health prescriptions for children up to nearly 60%. To discuss this further, Monet...
New discovery could lead Epstein-Barr virus vaccines

New discovery could lead Epstein-Barr virus vaccines

Researchers from MedUni Vienna have found a specific immune response to the virus Epstein-Barr virus that could help the development of new vaccines.  The research...
Researchers develop new precision therapy for bile duct cancer  

Researchers develop new precision therapy for bile duct cancer  

University College London (UCL) researchers have developed a precision therapy for bile duct cancer that extends patients’ lives.   Bile duct cancer is cancer that’s found...
Children with persistent speech disorder are likely to struggle socially

Children with persistent speech disorder are likely to struggle socially

Children with persistent speech disorder often experience more difficulty than their peers in making friends and maintaining relationships, according to new research. Researchers from the...
Why we must address period poverty in the UK nowWhy we must address period poverty in the UK now

Why we must address period poverty in the UK now

Monet Bailey spoke with Tina Leslie, the Founder of the Freedom4Girls charity, about how it is tackling the challenges surrounding menstrual health and the...
Nitrites in food additives can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

Nitrites in food additives can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

A new study has found an association between exposure to nitrites and nitrates in food additives and the risk of type 2 diabetes. Nitrites and...
The social and economic benefits of improved hand hygiene

The social and economic benefits of improved hand hygiene

Professor Dr Thomas Szucs, Director of the European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine, and member of the Global Hygiene Council’s expert panel, discusses the widespread...
Group talking therapy can improve mental health in heart patients

Group talking therapy can improve mental health in heart patients

Group talking therapy can relieve psychological distress, improves quality of life and results in fewer readmissions for heart problems, according to a new study.  Around...
Impact of lifestyle-related mortality on trends in life expectancy

Impact of lifestyle-related mortality on trends in life expectancy

Following research gathered during the Future Mortality project, Professor Fanny Janssen discusses the value of understanding the impact of past and anticipated future trends...
Treating high blood pressure in Black African and Caribbean communities

Treating high blood pressure in Black African and Caribbean communities

Tracey Bignall from the Race Equality Foundation discusses the Share the Pressure project which is treating high blood pressure in Black African and Caribbean...
Oxford University leading research on programmable nucleic acid drugs

Oxford University leading research on programmable nucleic acid drugs

A consortium led by the University of Oxford researchers has been awarded £8m of funding to unlock the potential of programmable nucleic acid drugs.  Programmable...
Meeting the needs of the healthcare workforce

Meeting the needs of the healthcare workforce

Lorna Rothery spoke to Pedro Delgado, Vice President of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement about how solutions to the healthcare workforce crisis can be...
Reducing meat consumption for human and planetary health

Reducing meat consumption for human and planetary health

The overconsumption of meat is having detrimental repercussions for human and planetary health. We discuss what these are, and what we can do about...
Using CT scans in treatment for high blood pressure

Using CT scans in treatment for high blood pressure

A new type of CT scan, that can light up tiny nodules in a hormone gland, has been identified as a possible treatment for...
Adults coming off antidepressants should be given safe support over time

Adults coming off antidepressants should be given safe support over time

NICE outlines that adults coming off antidepressants should have the dosage reduced in stages to reduce the likelihood and severity of withdrawal symptoms. A new...
The overlooked link between mental health and ADHD

The overlooked link between mental health and ADHD

A new UK study by the University of Bath establishes a clear link between mental health and ADHD in adults. According to new research from...
A new blood test can track neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease

A new blood test can track neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease 

A new blood test has been developed that can track and follow neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's disease patients. The new blood test, which can exclude other dementias,...
Expert guide: Purchasing CBD oil in France

Expert guide: Purchasing CBD oil in France

In this expert guide, you will learn everything to know about purchasing CBD oil in France, including where to purchase CBD, how to use...
Reimagining drug delivery and diagnostics

Reimagining drug delivery and diagnostics

BioNxt Solutions’ Hugh Rogers explains how the company is driving forward innovation in drug delivery methods and diagnostics technology. Canadian-headquartered life sciences company, BioNxt Solutions,...

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